Peppermint Taffy

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READY IN: 1hr
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Butter a 15 by 10, by 1 inch pan and set aside.
  • Combine sugar, corn syrup, vinegar and salt in a heavy saucepan.
  • Cook over low heat until sugar is dissolved.
  • Bring to a boil over medium heat then slowly add milk.
  • cook and stir until candy thermometer reads 248. Remove from heat and add the peppermint oil and food colouring.
  • Pour into preparred pan and let stand 8 minutes or untill cool enough to handle.
  • butter fingers well and quickly pull candy untill it is firm, but pliable. The clour should become a light pink.
  • Pull into a 1/2 inch wide rope and cut into 1 inch pieces. Wrap pieces in waxed paper.
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